Digital Nervous System


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Digital Nervous System

A catchy term from Microsoft for the fully integrated, super-advanced, electronic office of the future. Coined just before the turn of the century, it referred to a network and set of enterprise applications that support multimedia for every user. It implied complete integration between intranets and the Internet via landline and wireless communications.
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8) Bill Gates, Business @ The Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System (New York: Warner Books, 1999).
Is the company's digital nervous system integral to this endeavor?
SGI envisions the "future" FutureFlight Central as being the center of a digital nervous system connecting aircraft simulators with real-time airport operational data -- all viewed with holographically projected photorealistic imagery.
Gates even goes into the way he envisages it changing in the near future and looks at how utilising a Digital Nervous System can help your company to create a paperless office and potentially save your company money and time.
At the core of every e-business is a Digital Nervous System -- a seamless integrated set of software, hardware and networks that delivers the following:
Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System *** by Bill Gates & Collins Hemingway #240 2.
In Business @ the Speed of Thought: Using a Digital Nervous System (Warner Books) Bill Gates, the magnate of Microsoft, reaffirms his conviction that electronic commerce will have a leading role in business.
Sequent sees the ASP opportunity as a Windows NT play and says it will leverage Microsoft's Digital Nervous System for e-commerce.
This system--called FinWeb, short for Financial Information Network--was launched in 1995 and is part of a companywide effort to build a larger digital nervous system at Microsoft (see exhibit 1, page 101).
Another way that we talk about the future are the ideas of creating a Digital Nervous System and people living a Web Lifestyle.
There is a tremendous opportunity to tap into this global, digital nervous system to gain unparalleled insight.
Gates challenges contemporary companies to develop a digital nervous system that enables them to do business "@ the speed of thought.
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